The 26-year-old playmate wed the 86-year-old Playboy founder in a private ceremony on New Year's Eve (31.12.12), despite having previously broken off their engagement in 2011 - five days before the wedding - and going on to claim she wasn't ''turned on'' by the infamous lothario.
Crystal is adamant her time away from the Playboy Mansion - which she shares with several other busty babes - has proved he is her dream man and she is overjoyed about becoming his wife.
She told OK! magazine: ''When the wedding didn't work out the first time, it was because of me. I needed to explore out there and take the time away. The time away really helped make me realise that where I'm meant to be is here with her.
''Our relationship is better than it ever has been before. I'm very happy and he's very happy and we're excited.''
Hugh - who has been married twice before - hopes to never part from the striking blonde and thinks there is nothing strange about the fact he is 60 years older than her.
He said: ''The dramatic age difference between Crystal and me really doesn't matter. Whatever time I have left, we want to spend together.''